Philanthropy Manager

About the Role

It’s a really exciting time to join our Fundraising team, we have new senior leadership who are driving an ambitious strategy to increase fundraising revenue exponentially and we are growing the team significantly…there has never been a better time to develop your fundraising career at St John Ambulance.

In this newly created and specialist role, you will be a key member of a recently established and growing Philanthropy & Special events team. You will work closely with our Head of Philanthropy & Special Events, to work with influential philanthropists and stakeholders to develop and implement our Philanthropy strategy, to raise £4 million per annum by 2023.

You will develop and lead a high performing philanthropy function to focus on bespoke and effective donor management, to drive cultivation, inspiring meaningful engagement with our donors.

Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)

About You

You will be a passionate fundraising professional with significant major donor management experience, having personally secured five figure gifts and above. You will need to have proven ability and passion for providing inspiring and bespoke stewardship and in cultivating new donor relationships.

You will have a strategic head and the ability to identify and bring to fruition ideas, tools and processes in order for the organisation to build and retain relationships with a growing portfolio of philanthropists, for the long term.

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.

We are a team of 1,600 employees and 26,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.

You will receive:

  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing portal - access to financial, health and wellbeing support and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts – you’ll have access to Blue Light and NHS Discounts as well as discounts on mobile phones, gym memberships, cinema tickets, restaurants, holidays and shopping.

Interview Date: 16 September 2019

Application Review Date: 8 September 2019

We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.

If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here: Click here

For all other candidates, or SJA volunteers wishing to apply, please click here

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